More than guests have arrived from all over the UK, according to reports. If you're a naturist in Birmingham, you'll be keen to get down to Somerset this week - as 'Glastonbury for naturists' takes place. You can also clay pigeon shoot, visit astronomy sessions, take part in pilates, team sports, crafts - and there's even a disco!
Not too long ago, we chatted about skinny dipping. Taking a nude dip in the pool or lake or ocean is one thing, but would you ever consider stripping down at a nudist resort? Many resorts are waving their entrance fees and allowing first-time visitors to check out their amenities gratis.
Ben Franklin took daily "air baths" as he called them "au naturel. The purpose of this week is to inform and educate people about all the fun they are missing out on by not taking nude vacations. According to a recent Wall Street Journal article, nude recreation is one of the fastest growing segments of the travel industry.
NudeFest, held in Somerset, starts today and features activities for naturists including yoga and fire-walking. One of Britain's biggest nudist festivals is due to descend on a quiet nook of the English countryside. More than naturists are expected to descend on a Westcountry campsite for the week-long festival today.
They say sex sells, and when it comes to travel, that's especially true. Sex travel or "libertine tourism," as it's sometimes calledis a growing industry targeted at people who love to take their clothes off and get buckwild. To be clear, it's not the same thing as sex tourism, a term most people use to describe traveling to have sex with prostitutes ; sex travel is totally consensual and totally legal.
Naturism in Croatia has a tradition that stretches back over 50 years. The Koversada Naturist Complex on the Limfjord near Vrsar opened way back in and is one of the largest facilities of its kind in Europe. You will find beaches reserved for naturists along practically the entire Adriatic coast, not to mention numerous unofficial beaches and stretches of beach which are almost exclusively frequented by naturists.
I'm a single male nudist looking to book a week a HBR. I plan on sunbathing, relaxing and reading. I've been to Cap d' Agde a few times and enjoy being naked the entire tine, but I'm not looking for sexually charged atmosphere.
A sleepy Doncaster village is set to bare all this week when it is inundated with crowds of people in the NUDE for a naturist festival. Nudists from across the country will be stripping off to enjoy barbecues in the buff, naked darts and nude yoga at the week-long event in Wroot. Angie, who has enjoyed being in the buff from a young age, says she is the one who encouraged the rest of the family to get back to nature. It was a scorching hot day and when we came across a nudist beach.
It's one of the UK's largest gatherings of naturists and takes place near Bristol. A large rural area near Bristol is set to welcome one of the UK's largest gatherings of naturists for the fourth year running. Located at Thorney Lakes Caravan and Camping Park in Somerset, Nudefest will include fire walking, a 10k run and virtual reality gaming.
I am not a total prude, but I've always possessed a degree of awkwardness about nudity. I can change into swimmers in a communal changing room, but I'll do it as fast as I can with my eyes fixed to the floor. So when I read that naturists have higher self-esteem than those who keep their clothes on, I decided to spend a week in the nude in the privacy of my own home to see what I could learn.